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VP Shunt

Jennifer Farah, MD and Jessica Mason, MD
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VP Shunt

Jennifer Farah MD and Jessica Mason MD

  • Shunt infections
    • Most present within 2 weeks of placement
    • Staph aureus is most common pathogen
  • Shunt obstructions
    • Proximal (choroid plexus) > Distal (due to thrombus)

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